The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.
There has been an officer-involved shooting in the 5000 block of Ridge in the city of St. Louis.
Metro president and CEO John Nations says they’re in talks with St. Louis city and county police.
After purchasing an item, the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. He then left the store with an undisclosed amount of money in an unknown direction.
Police say both unharmed.
St. Louis County Police are reporting that the Ferguson shooting suspect has been taken into custody without incident.
Several residents of a tiny southeast Missouri town said Monday they don’t believe the abrupt resignations of five of six members of the police force after the longtime mayor, a white man, lost to a black woman have anything to do with racism.
St. Louis Police have three people in custody in connection with a rolling gun battle that traveled I-55/70 all the way to Jefferson Street downtown.
The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.
Kansas City police have increased security for Mayor Sly James after he received a threat through his campaign website.